U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-1172

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Dec 1944Horten27 Jan 1945Lost37 days


Officers *

Oblt. Jürgen Kuhlmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-1172

We have daily positions for all 37 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-1172 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann HMS Thane (D 83) (t.)11,400brA
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Spinanger (d.)7,429nwB
23 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Vigsnes1,599nwMH-1C

2 ships sunk (12,999 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,429 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-1172 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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